Appropriate for all courses in IBM DB2 Version 8 database administration, and all courses preparing students to pass IBM's new DB2 certification exams (Exam 512: Fundamentals and Exam 513: Administration).
In this book, two of IBM's leading DB2 consultants present the only complete, start-to-finish guide to DB2 Universal Database V8/8.1 administration and development for UNIX, Linux, and Windows platforms, and the first authoritative preparation guide for IBM's latest DB2 certification exams (512 and 513). This definitive reference and self-study guide covers every aspect of deploying and managing DB2 Universal Database V8 and V8.1, including: database design for optimal performance, availability, and recoverability; day-to-day administration and backup; comparing, selecting, and using appropriate DB2 programming techniques; deploying networked and Internet-centered database applications; migrating to DB2 UDB V8 from other databases or earlier versions of DB2; and much more. It also contains an unparalleled collection of IBM tips for maximizing database performance, availability, and efficiency. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a complete trial version of DB2 UDB V8 Personal Edition, as well as bonus study questions for IBM's latest DB2 certification exam.
GEORGE BAKLARZ, IBM Senior Manager for DB2 Technical Sales Support, works closely withcustomers to help them understand new DB2 technology, and to gain their feedback for improvingDB2 products. He has spent 20 years at IBM working on various aspects of database technology.He is also a lecturer at the University of Guelph, teaching relational database concepts tostudents. BILL WONG, IBM DB2 Program Director, is responsible for assisting customers tounderstand IBM's latest DB2 technology and future directions for Linux, Life Sciences, and GridComputing. His 18 years of database experience encompass DB2 system and databaseadministration, technical sales support, vendor enablement, and product planning.
I. INTRODUCTION TO DB2 UDB.1. Product Overview.
II. USING SQL.5. Database Objects.
III. DB2 UDB ADMINISTRATION.9. Data Storage Management.
IV DEVELOPING APPLICATIONS.13. Application Development Overview.
V. APPENDICES.Test Objectives. Product CD and DB2DEMO Program.